Napa Valley College
Educational Trips and Tours
Join us for our
Friday, January 5, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Napa Valley College Main Campus, Room 838
No Parking Permit needed
Do you have a spirit of adventure and the desire to make new friends? You are invited to an upcoming seminar to learn more about traveling with Napa Valley College on exciting and affordable group trips. Napa Valley College has provided thousands of participants with the opportunity to enjoy enriching and life-changing journeys home and abroad for 40 years. The college does the planning and execution of details so participants can comfortably and safely be escorted to destinations of interest. No need to hesitate...the included unique cancellation waiver allows you to cancel at ANY time, for ANY reason until the day before departure
Trip price includes: Many meals; Round-trip airfare and Airport transportation; Air taxes and fee surcharges; Hotel transfers; 4-star hotel accommodations; Motor coach transportation throughout; Admission to all attractions mentioned as "included"; Porterage of your suitcase; Professional tour director; trip cancellation and medical insurance
Cultural Treasures of Japan
March 10 – 23, 2018
14 Days • 23 Meals
Come to know Japanese culture both ancient and modern. In Tokyo, explore the famous Ginza district, see the Imperial Palace and join a family in their home for a tea ceremony. Cruise Lake Ashi. Climb aboard the Kachi Kachi Ropeway and take in epic views of Mt. Fuji. Explore Kyoto's Nijo Castle, home of the first Shogun. Board the Shinkansen bullet train to travel to Hiroshima where you'll visit the Peace Memorial Museum. Sit down to a special farewell dinner in Kyoto that features a Geisha show.
Canadian Rockies by Train
April 12 – 20, 2018
11 Days • 17 Meals
Board VIA Rail's The Canadian in Vancouver for a once-in-a-lifetime overnight train journey. Relax in the dome car and experience panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, glacial lakes, rushing rivers and the sheer unspoiled wilderness of Canada. Arrive in Jasper and see the dramatic Maligne Canyon and its picture-perfect lake! Journey along the Icefields Parkway. Feel like royalty while overnighting at the fabulous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Banff Springs Hotel. Discover the natural beauty of Moraine Lake, the powerful Bow Falls and impressive Hoodoos. Experience a day on a ranch in the Alberta plains, complete with a wagon ride in search of buffalo and a BBQ lunch in the great outdoors. End your Canadian Rockies tour in cosmopolitan Calgary.
April 28 – May 4, 2018
7 Days • 9 Meals
Experience the history, charm and singular hospitality of the Low Country in Georgia and South Carolina. Overnight at the exclusive Jekyll Island Club, once described as "the richest, most exclusive club in the world." Choose to explore one of America's oldest plantations, Boone Hall, or the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. Discover the history of Savannah and antebellum Charleston with 2-night stays in each city. You will uncover a magic that you can only find in America's friendly South.
Countryside of the Emerald Isle
May 6 - 15, 2018
10 Days • 14 Meals
From ancient castles and historic Dublin to less-traveled roads and charming villages, this adventure brings together the best of the Emerald Isle. Spend two incredible nights in Dublin. Cruise to the Aran Islands to tour and spend the night; Cruise by the Cliffs of Moher. Travel the Ring of Kerry. Experience the wild terrain of West Cork and visit the great restaurants of Kinsale as part of your culinary journey.
Shades of Ireland
June 16 – 25, 2018
From vibrant Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of Ireland's charm on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Visit Waterford, Ireland's oldest city, where you'll visit the House of Waterford Crystal. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!
Best of Eastern Canada - Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Niagara Falls & Toronto
August 5- 12, 2018
From the European-styled, old world elegance of Quebec City to the thundering magnificence of Niagara Falls, you'll love every moment of this 8-day eastern Canada tour. Enjoy 2-night stays in Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto, as well as an overnight stay in Ottawa and city tours of each of them. Have breakfast of regional specialties at a local sugar shack and learn about maple syrup making. Board a boat to experience Niagara Falls up close and cruise through the spectacular unspoiled 1000 Islands. Watch the busy St. Lawrence River from high atop Montreal's Mount Royal and experience the energy of multicultural Toronto. Walk the cobblestone streets of Old Quebec. From picturesque countryside to glistening skyscrapers, a truly unforgettable cultural and historical experience awaits you in the heart of Eastern Canada.
Reflections of Italy
September 12 – 21, 2018
Revel in the magic of Italy on this tour that explores the cities of Rome, Florence, Siena, Venice, Assisi, Perugia and Milan. Travel Italy and discover the rolling hills of the scenic Tuscan and Umbrian countryside, explore medieval hill towns and visit the birthplace of St. Francis, Assisi. Discover the masterpieces of the Renaissance in Florence and see hot glass transformed into exquisite art on Murano Island. Linger in romantic Venice for two nights discovering its treasures. Your journey comes to a close in Milan and includes a visit to the magnificent Gothic Cathedral – the Duomo.
October 8 – 16, 2018
Experience warm southern hospitality in America's southeast. Come to know its rich history and deep traditions on this tour highlighted by stays in Atlanta, Gatlinburg and Asheville.
Northern Lights of Finland
November 8 – 15, 2018
Set off to explore Finland and go in search of the shimmering Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). Come to know Finnish culture and history on a tour of Helsinki with a local expert. Savor the local cuisine in Helsinki's restaurants. Experience rugged Lapland during a 3-night stay in the north of Finland. Overnight surrounded by wilderness in a glass igloo and a Finnish log cabin. Sip warm berry juice, a Finnish winter tradition. Meet Santa Claus in his home. Embark on a reindeer safari with a local farmer. Mush your way to breakfast in a Finnish sleigh, and lead your own dog sled team. One dynamic experience follows another on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Finland.
For more detailed information on the trips, please call 967-2940 and leave your name and address. Or email Jsercu@napavalley.edu